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2012 NBA Finals, Thunder Vs. Heat Game 2: Slow Start Has OKC Trailing 27-15 After First Quarter

For the second straight game, the Thunder got off to a slow start in front of a raucous home crowd.

After the first quarter in Oklahoma City, the Thunder trail the Heat 27-15.

OKC missed 10 of its first 11 shots and fell behind 18-2 with less than five minutes to play in the period. But the Thunder righted the ship a bit and outscored the Heat 13-9 the rest of the way. Oklahoma City shot 5-for-20 (25 percent) in the half.

James Harden leads the Thunder with 10 points off the bench on 3-for-4 shooting. Kevin Durant has two points on 1-for-3 shooting, while Russell Westbrook has three points on 1-for-7 shooting. The Heat have been led by eight points from LeBron James. Dwyane Wade has seven points.

For more on the 2012 NBA Finals between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat, check out Welcome To Loud City and Peninsula Is Mightier. For more news and notes from around the NBA head over to SB Nation's NBA Basketball page.